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Meaning of LUSTY

Pronunciation:  'lustee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health; "a hearty glow of health"
  2. [adj]  vigorously passionate
 

LUSTY is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: full-blooded, healthy, hearty, lustful, passionate, red-blooded
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lust"y\, a. [Compar. {Lustier}; superl. {Lustiest}.]
[From {Lust}. See {Lust}, and cf. {Luscious}.]
1. Exhibiting lust or vigor; stout; strong; vigorous; robust;
   healthful; able of body.

         Neither would their old men, so many as were yet
         vigorous and lusty, be left at home.  --Milton.

2. Beautiful; handsome; pleasant. [Obs.] --Spenser.

3. Of large size; big. [Obs.] `` Three lusty vessels.''
   --Evelyn. Hence, sometimes, pregnant. [Obs. or Prov.]

4. Lustful; lascivious. [Obs.] --Milton.

 
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